Stetson Hatters take on Bears in NCAA basketball test
Stetson Hatters vs Mercer Bears Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Mercer University Center Monday as host Mercer looks to handle the Stetson Hatters in NCAA hoops action.
The Hatters will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Bears are 0-3 ATS. Stetson is 0-0 on the totals; Mercer is 2-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 142 (Bears) and the No. 275 (Hatters) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 69-58 result in favor of the Bears has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Mercer's No. 284-rated squad against Stetson's No. 252-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Mercer rates No. 137 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 91 nationally with 7 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stetson owns the country's No. 334-rated mark, allowing 82 points per game on the highway. Mercer, on the other hand, rates No. 317 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Stetson, they were an 83-66 loser as they battled Central Florida on the road. The Hatters endured an 83-66 loss at the hands of the Knights on Thursday, despite a 20-point effort from Chris Perez at UCF Arena.
In their last action, Mercer was a 66-59 winner on the road against Alabama. The Bears got 20 points from Daniel Coursey as Mercer ran past Alabama 66-59 on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum.
Stetson at Kennesaw State, Wednesday, January 2
Mercer home to Florida Gulf Coast, Wednesday, January 2